Hospital Accreditation & Awards - Ascension Elmbrook Hospital - Ascension Wisconsin

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Awards & Recognition

Ascension SE Wiscosnin Hospital - Elmbrook Campus holds many awards, accreditation and national recognition. This is made possible by a strong commitment to excellence embraced by all who work, volunteer and serve at our hospital.


  • Fully accredited by the Joint Commission
  • Accredited Breast Center of Excellence
  • Accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program of the American College of Surgeons
  • Accredited Bariatric Center of Excellence since 2005
  • Accredited Baby Friendly™ Hospital
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center
  • Accredited Hip and Knee Surgery/Replacements
  • Accredited Stroke Center of Excellence

Four-Star Excellence Award for Quality Care

In June 2018, the Emergency Department at Ascension Elmbrook Hospital received a Four-Star Healthcare Excellence Award for Overall Quality of Care from Professional Research Consultants. This designation places the Emergency Department in the top 25 percent nationally for quality.

At Elmbrook Hospital's Emergency Department, an interdisciplinary team of providers collaborate to create an individualized experience for each patient, meeting their physical and emotional needs during times of unexpected illness or injury. In addition to providing outstanding bedside care, expert clinical nurses provide coordination of their respective specialties including peer coaching, data management, and successfully leading the way through several specialty surveys including the State of Wisconsin Trauma Care Facility designation and the Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center certification.

Learn more about Elmbrook Hospital's Emergency Department.

Guardian of Excellence Award™ for Patient Satisfaction

In 2015 and 2014, Press Ganey awarded Elmbrook Hospital's Emergency Department its Guardian of Excellence Award™ for patient satisfaction. This award honors clients who have reached the 95th percentile for patient satisfaction, employee engagement or physician engagement surveys, or clinical quality performance — awarded annually based on one year of data.

These results are significant because Press Ganey collects satisfaction data for more than 10,000 health care organizations and 50 percent of hospitals nationwide.

Ascension Elmbrook Hospital is also:

  • Offering patients more options in robotic surgery and more skilled surgeons performing them
  • Offering patients more minimally invasive surgical options for prostate, gynecologic, urologic, and gastrointestinal surgeries
  • Meeting and exceeding national standards to ensure the best possible outcomes
  • Premier obstetric services that are routinely in the top 10 percent nationally for patient satisfaction
  • Specializing in family-centered care
  • Outstanding emergency services that are routinely in the top 10 percent nationally for patient satisfaction

View more Ascension Wisconsin awards and recognition.

Leaders in Surgical Innovation

Elmbrook Memorial Surgeons